Masterful Essays in Academic English: A Language Learner’s Handbook

Andrea Vaccaro

The second edition of Masterful Essays in Academic English: A Language Learner’s Handbook, is a high-intermediate to advanced-level ESL writing textbook that teaches five-paragraph academic essays. This text is ideal for stand-alone college-level or pre-college level writing courses or combined reading and writing courses intended for nonnative speakers of English. The premises of the text, “if you can write a sentence, you can write a book,” and “good writing is the sum of its parts,” breaks complex writing tasks into manageable, easy-to-learn chunks for students.

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Table of Contents for Masterful Essays in Academic English: A Language Learner’s Handbook

  • Unit I: What is an Academic Essay?
  • Unit II: Masterful Thesis Statements
  • Unit III: Masterful Outlines
  • Unit IV: Masterful Introductions and Conclusions
  • Unit V: Masterful Body Paragraphs
  • Unit VI: Masterful Transitions, Words and Structures
  • Unit VII: Mastery across Genre
  • Unit VIII: Masterful Short Pieces: Masterful Long Pieces: How to Taylor the Essay to Meet Any Length Requirement
  • Unit IX: Mastering the Personal Essay for College/Program Admission

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